Delhi govt announces Street Performance Fellowship for 1000 artists
· Applications invited from individuals working in the field of acting, direction, scriptwriting, dance and music and other forms of street performance.
· Fellows will be divided into 100 groups. Each group will have a maximum of 10 artists and each artist will be paid Rs.5,000 per month individually.
· Each of these 100 groups will be performing at least 4 times a month. For each show, govt will provide an additional Rs 4,000 to the group leader
· Delhi govt will accept application till September 15, 2019.
NEW DELHI: The Art, Culture & Languages Department, Govt of NCT of Delhi under the leadership of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announces Street-Performance-Fellowship for 1000 young talents from Delhi Today.
“To encourage, promote and mentor young talents, a street theatre or performing arts fellowship has been initiated by the Delhi government. Street performers are a very important part of our cultural fraternity but they have not been recognized by the governments earlier. We want to empower, encourage and strengthen the street performing art, therefore, this initiative is being taken. Street theatre or Nukkad Natak always gives a strong social message in the form of performance hence we believe that this will help the bring social change.” – Dy CM Manish Sisodia
The fellowship will support these 1000 selected candidates to promote their skills in street theatre. The Delhi govt will accept application till September 15, 2019. Applications are invited from individuals working in the field of acting, direction, script-writing, dance, music and other forms of street performances.
The 1000 fellows will be divided into 100 groups and each group will have a maximum of 10 artists. Each of these 100 groups will be performing at least 4 times a month.
An individual fellow will be provided with Rs 5,000 per month and an additional Rs 4,000 will be provided for the group leaders of the individual groups for the logistical arrangement per show. The performances will take place across the city.
The age of the applicants should be between 18 to 40 years and the individuals will be selected based on interview.
The interested candidates can apply here and read the details here: https://delhi.gov.in/streetperformancefellowship/